Jun 23, 2008

US Open Tennis: US Open 2008 Glance | Match Schedule | TV Schedule

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Jun 23, 2008


US OPEN 2008

US Open a Prestegious Cup in Tennis of USA, After Wimbeldon it is a biggest Grandslam (4th Grand Slam), So Tennis Nerds in America will soon catch up the Tennis Fever at this Season
(August & September).
Since 1978, the tournament has been played on acrylic hard court at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center ( Now King Stadium) New York City.

The Main Tournament consists of 5 championship

1. Men's Singles

2. Men's Doubles

3. Women's Singles

4. Women's Doubles

5. Mixed Doubles


In US OPEN 2007 Season the Champions are

1. Men's Singles

Rogger Federor ( This is his consequetive 4th US OPEN Victory)

Novak Djokovic ( Runner)


2. Men's Doubles
Simon Aspelin & Julian Knowle - Winners
Lukas Dlouhy & Pavel Vizner - Runners


3. Women's Singles
Justine Henin - (Winner)

Svetlana Kuznetsova - (Runner)


4. Women's Doubles
Nathalie Dechy & Dinara Safina - ( Winners)

Yung-Jan Chan & Chia-Jung Chuang - ( Doubles )

5. Mixed Doubles
Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi - ( Winners )
Meghann Shaughnessy & Leander Paes - ( Runners)



The Prize Money is so huge for these guys. US OPEN 2008 will be held from August 25 to September 07 2008, It Cash worth $1 million in prize money.
The schedule is held free to people from Tuesday August 19 to Friday August 22, which is Qualifying round, in this qualifying round over 128 men and 128 women are participating for the final 32 count ( 16 men and 16 women ) The 2008 US Open Qualifying Tournament giving a week of free tennis events at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center that culminates with Arthur Ashe Kids' Day presented by Hess, on Saturday, August 23, and the fifth annual US Open Practice on Sunday, August 24

The US OPEN 2008 Match Schedule:

Mens:
Session No. Date Day/Evening Time Featured Matches
1 Monday, Aug. 25 Day 11 a.m. Men's 1st Round
2 Monday, Aug. 25 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 1st Round
3 Tuesday, Aug. 26 Day 11 a.m. Men's 1st Round
4 Tuesday,Aug. 26 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 1st Round
5 WednesdayAug 27 Day 11 a.m. Men's 1st Round
6 Wednesday,Aug27 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 1st Round
7 Thursday,Aug. 28 Day 11 a.m. Men's 2nd Round
8 Thursday,Aug. 28 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 2nd Round
9 Friday, Aug. 29 Day 11 a.m. Men's 2nd Round
10 Friday, Aug. 29 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 2nd Round
11 Saturday, Aug. 30 Day 11 a.m. Men's 3rd Round
12 Saturday, Aug. 30 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 3rd Round
13 Sunday, Aug. 31 Day 11 a.m. Men's 3rd Round
14 Sunday, Aug. 31 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 3rd Round
15 Monday, Sept. 1 Day 11 a.m. Men's 4th Round
16 Monday, Sept. 1 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 4th Round
17 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Day 11 a.m. Men's 4th Round
18 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Evening 7 p.m. Men's 4th Round
19 WednesdaySept 3 Day 11 a.m. Men's Quarterfinal
20 WednesdaySept 3 Evening 7 p.m. Men's Quarterfinal
21 Thursday, Sept. 4 Day 11 a.m. Men's Quarterfinal
22 Thursday, Sept. 4 Evening 7 p.m. Men's Quarterfinal
23 Friday, Sept. 5 Day 11 a.m. Men's Doubles Final
24 Saturday, Sept. 6 Day 11 a.m. Men's Semifinals
25 Sunday, Sept. 7 Day 12 p.m. Men's Singles Final


Womens
Session No. Date Day/Evening Time Featured Matches
1 Monday, Aug. 25 Day 11 a.m. Women's 1st Round
2 Monday, Aug. 25 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 1st Round
3 Tuesday, Aug. 26 Day 11 a.m. Women's 1st Round
4 Tuesday, Aug. 26 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 1st Round
5 Wednesday, Aug. 27 Day 11 a.m. Women's 2nd Round
6 Wednesday, Aug. 27 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 2nd Round
7 Thursday, Aug. 28 Day 11 a.m. Women's 2nd Round
8 Thursday, Aug. 28 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 2nd Round
9 Friday, Aug. 29 Day 11 a.m. Women's 3rd Round
10 Friday, Aug. 29 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 3rd Round
11 Saturday, Aug. 30 Day 11 a.m. Women's 3rd Round
12 Saturday, Aug. 30 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 3rd Round
13 Sunday, Aug. 31 Day 11 a.m. Women's 4th Round
14 Sunday, Aug. 31 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 4th Round
15 Monday, Sept. 1 Day 11 a.m. Women's 4th Round
16 Monday, Sept. 1 Evening 7 p.m. Women's 4th Round
17 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Day 11 a.m. Women's Quarterfinal
18 Tuesday, Sept. 2 Evening 7 p.m. Women's Quarterfinal
19 Wednesday, Sept. 3 Day 11 a.m. Women's Quarterfinal
20 Wednesday, Sept. 3 Evening 7 p.m. Women's Quarterfinal
21 Thursday, Sept. 4 Evening 7 p.m. Women's Doubles Semifinal
22 Friday, Sept. 5 Day 11 a.m. Women's Semifinals
23 Saturday, Sept. 6 Evening 7 p.m. Women's Singles Final
24 Sunday, Sept. 7 Day 12 p.m. Women's Doubles Final


Mixed Doubles

Session No. Date Day/Evening Time Featured Matches
1 Thursday, Sept. 4 Day 11 a.m. Mixed Doubles Final


All 16 men and 16 women are categorized under the chart ( Model chart)



Matchs are going to be held in Louis Armstrong Stadium and Arthur Ashes Stadium. Here is the Picture of Arthur Ashes Stadium with Capacity.






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TV Schedule:
ESPN2 bags the contract, it leads the broadcast for US Open and Olympus US Open series (covers 150 hours of continuous series coverage).
ESPN 6 year contract will also include ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNNEWS, ESPN Deports, ESPN 360 broadband programming(ESPN360.com), ESPN.com and ESPN mobile Properties. For the first time Tennis channel also will broadcast daily US Open Preview and highlight show. CBS Sports will continue to broadcast live 40 hours of US Open coverage.

Schedule:

Channels Days Live Prime time Live Outer Court Coverage Coverage
1st Week ESPN2 Weekdays 1 to 6 PM 7 to 11 PM Nil Men's/Women's Matches

Tennis Channel Weekdays 11 to 2 PM Nil 2 to 6 PM Men's/Women's Matches







Labor Day Weekend CBS Saturday, Sunday and Monday 11-6PM Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

ESPN2 Monday 7 to 11 PM Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

Tennis Channel Saturday, Sunday Nil NIl Nil Men's/Women's Matches







Second Week/
Quarterfinals
CBS Nil Nil Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

ESPN2 Tuesday to Thursday 11 to 6 PM 7 to 11 PM ( Primetime Quarterfinals)


Tennis Channel Tuesday to Thursday Nil Nil 11 to 6 PM Men's/Women's Matches







Finals Weekend CBS Friday, Saturday and Sunday Live Coverage Nil Nil the Men’s Doubles Final, the Men’s and Women’s Semifinals, the Women’s Primetime Final on Saturday night and the Men’s Final on Sunday.
ESPN2 Sunday 1:00 PM US Open Wrap-Up
Show from 8-10 p.m.
Women's Doubles Final

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Preview Schedule:

Channels Days Preview Show Nightly Highlights Encore of the Matches till Coverage
1st Week ESPN2 Weekdays Nil Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

Tennis Channel Weekdays 10 to 11 AM 11:00 PM 10:00 AM Men's/Women's Matches








Labor Day Weekend CBS Saturday, Sunday and Monday Nil Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

ESPN2 Monday Nil Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

Tennis Channel Saturday, Sunday Nil 11:00 PM 10:00 AM Men's/Women's Matches








Second Week/
Quarterfinals
CBS Nil Nil Nil Nil Men's/Women's Matches

ESPN2 Tuesday
to
Thursday






Tennis Channel Tuesday to Thursday 10 to 11 AM 11:00 PM 10:00 AM Men's/Women's Matches








Finals Weekend CBS Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nil Nil Nil the Men’s Doubles Final, the Men’s and Women’s Semifinals, the Women’s Primetime Final on Saturday night and the Men’s Final on Sunday.
ESPN2 Sunday


Women's Doubles Final

Source: usopen.org ( Official website)
wikipedia.org

 
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